Ligia Collado-Vides

Ligia Collado-Vides

Office: OE 210
Phone: (305) 348-2274
Lab: OE 250
Fax: (305) 348-1986


Marine Macroalgae Research Laboratory



  • PhD. Sciences (1993) National University of México (UNAM)
  • Master in Marine Biology (1989) National University of México (UNAM)
  • B.A. Biology (1983) Metropolitan University of México (UAM)

Research Interests

  • Ecology of tropical macroalgae: distribution and long-term changes of algal communities, demography, form-function relationship in clonal algae, invasive species.
  • Modeling of Macroalgae: L-Systems and clonal growth.
  • Marine Protected Areas in the Caribbean.